Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | May 26, 2016

Postcards Cornwall General Hospital.


An Edwardian era postcard depicting the Cornwall General Hospital.  This series of postcards shows the gradual expansion of the hospital throughout the first half of the 20th century.


A close-up of the “Queen Anne” Cornwall General Hospital.  The Queen Anne style of architecture was favoured by designers at the end of the 19th century.


The Hospital looking northwest from 2nd St. E.  Published by R.M. Pitts & Co., Cornwall.


The postmark on this card is 1911.


The postmark on this card is 1928.  The three floor exterior staircase on the left is a new addition.


The Nurses’ residence is on the right and is still standing.


The postmark on this card is 1935.  A new roof has been added to the Nurses’ residence, and a new wing has been added to the west side on the left.


This postcard dates to Canadian Centennial Year, 1967.  Second Street served as Highway 2, and some of the original building can still be seen.

This is a selection of postcards and photographs in the archives of the Cornwall Community Museum.


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